Security News #101: Secret Evidence

with @djhardb, @infosecirvin, @KaitlynGuru, @sambowne, and Alan Wennersten.

Feb 5, 2021

A discussion with Elizabeth Biddlecome, Sam Bowne, Kaitlyn Handelman, Irvin Lemus, and Alan Wennersten.

Irvin Lemus @infosecirvin

Android devices ensnared in DDoS botnet

Latest macOS Big Sur also has SUDO root privilege escalation flaw

No Secret Evidence in Our Courts

Kaitlyn Handelman @KaitlynGuru

Full System Control with New SolarWinds Orion-based and Serv-U FTP Vulnerabilities

In the first six months of health care professionals replacing police officers, no one they encountered was arrested

Golf on the moon: Apollo 14 50th anniversary images find Alan Shepard's ball and show how far he hit it

Alan Wennersten

Amazon will use cameras and AI to monitor delivery drivers

Deepfakes Expose Cracks in Virtual ID Verification

Auto Industry Chip Shortages Reflect Wider Shortfall

Sam Bowne @sambowne

I checked Apple’s new privacy ‘nutrition labels.’ Many were false.

FootfallCam 3D plus Fail

The latest GameStop stock dip looks like the end of the line

Elizabeth Biddlecome @djhardb

< New campaign targeting security researchers

Israeli hackers breach KKK-affiliated website

A Second SolarWinds Hack Deepens Third-Party Software Fears

The story behind 'Blue Check Homes': How an SF artist created a fake company that fooled thousands